Eier

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See also: eier, éier, and Éier

Bavarian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German eier, plural of Middle High German and Old High German ei, from Proto-West Germanic *aij, from Proto-Germanic *ajją, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ōwyóm.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaɛ̯ɐ/ (East Central Bavaria)
  • IPA(key): /ˈæːɐ/ (Vienna)

Noun[edit]

Eier n (plural Eier)

  1. (East Central Bavaria, chiefly Vienna) egg
    Nimm a Eier und hau's in d'Pfånn.Take an egg and crack it into the pan.
  2. (East Central Bavaria, chiefly Vienna, derogatory) loser, good-for-nothing
    Synonyms: Flåschn, Haubntaucher, Niatn, Trenzer, Versåger, Weh

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaɪ̯ɐ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Eier n

  1. nominative/accusative/genitive plural of Ei